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Searching For A Street

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The Address Search page lets you enter information about the street segment you want to find, and then search for it. If you know the address of the street segment you want to find, or a nearby street segment, you can enter it and see a list of matches. You must enter at least the city, state, or postal code, but the more information you provide the more accurate your search results will be.

To search for a street, click on the Address Search icon. The Address Search page opens.
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Enter the address information in the fields. For more information on what an address field is, click on the name below.

# - the street number for the address. For instance, if the address is 849 Fairmount Ave., the street number is 849.

Prefix - the prefix for the address. For instance, if the address is 849 N. Fairmount Ave., the prefix is N.

Suffix - the portion of the address identifying a part of the city. For instance if the address is 849 Fairmount Ave., NW Washington, the suffix is NW.

Name - the name of the street. For instance, if address is 849 Fairmount Ave., the name is Fairmount.

Type - the type of street, such as road or avenue. For instance, if address is 849 Fairmount Ave., the type is Ave.

City - the city the address is located in. For instance, if the address is 849 Fairmount Ave., Baltimore, MD the city is Baltimore.

County - the county the address is located in.

State - the state or province. Enter the 2 character code. For instance, Maryland would be entered as MD.

Postal Code - the zip, zip+4, or postal code for the address.

Limit to View - check to limit the search to only roads currently in the area of the map being displayed. If this option is not checked, all streets in the map data will be searched.

Max Results - the maximum number of street segments you want listed in the results. The larger the number of max results, the longer the search may take.

Append Results - check to have the results of this search added to the results of the previous search. If this option is not checked, the previous search results will be removed from the Results list.

Once you have entered the address information, click the [Search] button. The results of the search are listed in the Results panel, where you can choose the segment you want to zoom to or work with.

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